IranOpen2010 is playing host to 900 national and foreign teams as part of the fifth international Iranian Robotics contest in Tehran.
The fifth Open RoboCup Competition has been officially kicked off by the head of Iran’s Azad University, Dr. Abdullah Jasbi.
The competition draws teams from Iran and other countries, including Germany, China, the Netherlands, the US, and Britain.
A variety of categories are open, including football simulation, two and three dimensional simulators, rescue robots, and humanoids.
The standards set for the international event, containing 19 leagues, have been highly appraised by the International RoboCup Federation.
Held at Tehran’s International Fairgrounds, the competitions will run through April 9.
The official website of the event provides further details about IranOpen2010.